I’m not a fan of giving or listening to lectures – either in K-12 or on the college level.
In fact, I’ve compiled a fair amount of research on why and how it doesn’t work at The Best Research Demonstrating That Lectures Are Not The Best Instructional Strategy.
Alfie Kohn has just published a useful critique titled Don’t Lecture Me!
Here’s an excerpt:
I’ll be adding this to that “Best” list…